Union Craft Brewing Company Reviews




sonnycheeba
3.9
Union Craft Diamonds & Pearls
Tap at brewery. Pours hazy bright gold. Aroma is lacto, citrus, orange zest, toasted malts, and faint caramel. Flavor is crisp and dry with nice acidity, faint fruit sweetness, and some great hop flavors. Medium body.
Monday, September 26, 2016

sonnycheeba
3.6
Union Craft Theory of Everything
Tap at brewery. Pours slightly hazy gold. Aroma is pale and toasted malts, subdued Belgian yeast esters, soft spice, and soft citrus. Flavor is dry and crisp with nice citrus notes, light yeast esters, and a faint spice finish. Medium body.
Monday, September 26, 2016

snoworsummer
3.8
Union Craft Pink Flamingo
Draft at the brewery. Pours opaque champagne gold with a fizzy white head. Tastes like grapefruit, cookie malt, ginger, and sour lemon. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like lemon, sourdough, cookie malt, ginger, and grapefruit.
Saturday, September 24, 2016

snoworsummer
3.6
Union Craft Chubbler
Draft at the brewery. Pours clear gold with a fizzy off white head. Tastes like caramel malt, resin, grapefruit hops, smooth booze, and a hint of passion fruit. Medium body and low carbonation. Smells like caramel malt, resin, grapefruit hops, and nutty.
Saturday, September 24, 2016

snoworsummer
3.5
Union Craft Foxy Red IPA
Draft at the brewery. Pours clear copper with a fizzy beige head. Tastes like nutty malt, toasted, woody, earthy, and grapefruit hops. Light/medium body and carbonation. Smells like toasted malt, nutty, and grapefruit hops.
Saturday, September 24, 2016

TylerGreenDC
3.4
Union Craft Blackwing Lager
Draft. Brewery serves it too cold. Aroma of Bakerís chocolate. Flavors of that, toasted bread crust. Mouthfeel and the finish is reminiscent of a chewy dark rye. Coats the palate a bit too much at the end.
Saturday, September 24, 2016

brigg
3.5
Union Craft Duckpin Pale Ale
(Can) Very cloudy orange body with a small white head. Orange citrus and floral aroma. Light bodied, mild carbonation. Bright, bitter flavor; citrus (lemon/orange) with floral notes; mild sweetness with dry finish. Clean and refreshing.
Thursday, September 22, 2016

solidfunk
3.2
Union Craft Pink Flamingo
Some tangy citrus and some malt. Pour golden pink with decent head and lacing. Tangy finish. Ok. Tap at Snally.
Thursday, September 22, 2016

MrBunn
3.6
Union Craft Steady Eddie
Can. Pours a clear goal with a thin head and aromas of PineSol and lemon. A slightly honey-like malt presence that seems a little under-prepared for the spruce and lemon rind hops assault in the flavor. Itís nice, but a pretty good showcase for resin flavors. Maybe a little washed out on the malt, though.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

GenDV138
3.4
Union Craft Steady Eddie (Elderflower & Thyme)
4 oz pour on cask at ChurchKey. Hazy brown. Aromas of flowery notes, herb, stone fruit, citrus. Tastes of floral, citrus, herb, pine. Light body with a dry finish.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

GenDV138
3.6
Union Craft Pink Flamingo
6 oz pour on draft at Snallygaster 2016. Hazy yellow with off-white head. Aromas of tropical fruit, limes. Tastes of lemon lime, light salt. Light body with a dry finish.
Monday, September 19, 2016

argo0
3.2
Union Craft Pink Flamingo
Snallygaster. Small off-white head atop murky light amber body. Aroma is medium sweet, juicy grapefruit, light lemon. Taste is medium sweet, lemon, light grapefruit, ginger, salt. Light body, light acidity.
Sunday, September 18, 2016

jde123
2.9
Union Craft Blackwing Lager
Not a bad one here. Caramel taste, dark, somewhat burnt(?), flavor, but not at all unpleasant. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Saturday, September 17, 2016

argo0
3.5
Union Craft Royal Farmhouse Double IPA
Draft. Crystal clear amber body with small off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, berry, some orange, light grapefruit, vegetal. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, some berry, light pineapple. Medium body, light resin.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016

argo0
3.3
Union Craft Perfecta Pils
Draft. Crystal clear straw body with medium white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, bread, lemon/orange, light spicy. Taste is moderately sweet, bread, grass/lemon, some spiciness. Light-medium body, light acidity, stickiness.
Saturday, September 10, 2016

sonnycheeba
3.6
Union Craft Perfecta Pils
Tap at brewery. Pours clear yellow. Aroma is pilsner malt, faint floral notes, noble hops, and faint lager yeast esters. Flavor is clean and dry with a pislner malt-forward profile with some light fruity yeast esters, and a crisp, dry finish.
Friday, September 09, 2016

sonnycheeba
3.8
Union Craft Chubbler
Tap at brewery. Pours clear gold. Aroma is orange and tangerine zest, faint lemon, bready and toasted malts, and faint spice. Flavor is clean and dry with rich hop flavors, mostly grassy and citrus, and a lightly spicy/boozy finish. Medium body.
Friday, September 09, 2016

sonnycheeba
3.6
Union Craft Foxy Red IPA
Tap at brewery. Pours mostly clear reddish amber. Aroma is toasted and caramel malts, piney and grassy hops, faint chocolate, and faint raisins. Flavor is dry and nicely bitter with piney and earthy hops, light toast, and faint ash. Medium body.
Friday, September 09, 2016

sonnycheeba
3.7
Union Craft Pink Flamingo
Tap at brewery. Pours hazy gold with a faint pink tint. Aroma and flavor are grapefruit, wheat, light lacto funk, and faint ginger. Light body.
Friday, September 09, 2016

Travlr
3.7
Union Craft Chubbler (Mango, Grapefruit)
Cask at Roofers Union. Cloudy variegated golden amber color, thick off white head with good retention, see pic with menu for verification please. Huge mango and grapefruit aroma with a bit of pineapple. Bitter taste is accentuated by the grapefruit and balanced by the mango. It works.
Tuesday, September 06, 2016

TylerGreenDC
4.2
Union Craft Chubbler
Draft. Monstrous aroma of wet earth, mushrooms, truffle and other various danknesses. Flavors are huge with big, dank toffee, a bit of orange, and some peanut brittle sweetness that lingers on the finish. Only barely a DIPA. World-class.
Tuesday, September 06, 2016

argo0
3.2
Union Craft Chubbler
Draft. Crystal clear amber body topped by small off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, pine/grapefruit, grape. Taste is moderately sweet, grape, some grapefruit. Medium body, some resin.
Monday, September 05, 2016

GenDV138
3.8
Union Craft Perfecta Pils
4 oz pour on draft at Spacebar. Clear straw yellow with off-white head. Aromas of hay, wheat. Tastes of wheat, hay, light citrus, light floral notes. Light body with a dry finish. Solid pils.
Thursday, September 01, 2016

kassner
3
Union Craft Double Duckpin
On tap at ristico in ballson. Dull gold color no head, a bit musty and a little high on carbonation.
Wednesday, August 31, 2016

dlovell2
4.1
Union Craft Chubbler
Poured from crowler from brewery. Pours Gold with white head. Aroma is tropical fruit and Dank pine aroma. Flavor is pineapple and grapefruit with dry bitter dank pine resin finish. Thick mouthfeel.
Friday, August 26, 2016

dlovell2
3.9
Union Craft Pink Flamingo
Pours Cloudy gold with white head. Citrus aroma with slight horse blanket. Flavor is tart pink grapefruit with ginger and tart juicy grapefruit finish. Refreshing.
Friday, August 26, 2016

GenDV138
3.6
Union Craft Royal Farmhouse Double IPA
4 oz pour on draft at Spacebar. Clear golden orange with off-white head. Aromas of floral notes, citrus, malt, light tropical fruit. Tastes of booze, citrus, floral notes, malt, tropical fruit. Medium body with a dry finish. Solid, a bit heavy on the alcohol.
Friday, August 26, 2016

ClarkVV
4
Union Craft Double Duckpin
Canned 5/12/16, drunk 8/13/16.
Kind of opened this as a joke, seeing how it was 3 months old. But it poured with plenty of life. A large, white, well-retained head atop a lightly hazy, tangerine-peach-golden body.
And the nose is sublime! Wow, this is a hell of a beer, showing no flaw whatsoever and soft, juicy, fuzzy hops, with a slight dank edge and plenty of nectarine, tangerine, lemon and orange. Youíd expect the malt to have taken over at this point, but it still shows a good balance, and the malts are seemingly well-attenuated, leaving very light honey and biscuit behind. Soft mineral notes are enjoyable and thereís no sign of alcohol.
The flavor balance is wonderful as well, showing honey-biscuit and stone fruit-like juiciness. Soft grapefruit, tangerine and orange notes add moderate bitterness and little, if any, resin. Moderate carbonation is quite engaging and the beer drinks incredibly easily. Would love to try more from these guys. Obviously the brewer here is excellent.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

kassner
3.6
Union Craft Steady Eddie
Got a can from a friend. Golden color with only a slight have , nice modest light head and nice fragrance. slight pepper and earthy note. SA bit unusual but I liked it. Good level of malt as well and while not full bodied it was certainly not thin.
Tuesday, August 23, 2016

GenDV138
3.6
Union Craft Duckpin (Grapefruit)
4 oz pour on cask at ChurchKey shared by Travlr, thanks Gene! Murky orange with off-white head. Aromas of fresh squeezed grapefruit mainly. Tastes of grapefruit, light floral notes. Light and watery body with a dry finish.
Monday, August 22, 2016

Travlr
3.6
Union Craft Duckpin (Grapefruit)
Cask at Churchkey. Cloudy golden orange color, big fluffy white head with good retention and solid lacing, see pic with menu for verification. Lots of grapefruit in the aroma and flavor, but still a pale ale at heart.
Monday, August 22, 2016

Tstamba
3.6
Union Craft Chubbler
Taster at Reds. Copper gold with off white head. Large resinous pine notes on nose joined by solid malt backbone fir balanced smooth flavor with a dank finish... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Saturday, August 20, 2016

beachbum25
3.8
Union Craft Duckpin Pale Ale
Beautiful golden pour, nice white foamy head. Good hop flavor, Full Finish. Tasty without being overpowering. Nice easy drinker, very enjoyable.
Friday, August 19, 2016

Nickls
3.5
Union Craft Chubbler
Tap. Darker, clear copper. But sweet tropical fruits and sweet berries in the aroma. With a touch of caramel. Aroma was much better, bitter fracker and lessened tropical fruit flavors, some toffee. Medium to thicker slick body.
Friday, August 19, 2016

DuffMan
3.6
Union Craft Old Pro Gose
RBSG 2016 shared at the Grand Tasting after-party in the hotel lobby. Can. Cloudy greyish yellow. Tart lemon, salty finish. By the numbers, and well done.
Friday, August 19, 2016

jtclockwork
3.7
Union Craft Double Duckpin
Can - pours yellow white head - nose and taste of malt, lemon and bread malt - med body
Saturday, August 13, 2016

tsd08460
4.2
Union Craft Old Pro Gose
Can from Dominion Wine and Beer Aroma: bread, floral, sour fruit Appearance: hazy light golden with a white head Taste: medium sweetness, medium sourness, Palate: light body, slick feel, average carbonation, long finish, Delicious
Saturday, August 13, 2016

jkwood04
3.7
Union Craft Old Pro Gose
12oz can. Looks light. Aroma of sourness/tartness, pale malts and wheat, light salt, light herbs, and light citrusy notes. Flavor exactly what youíd want from a nice light gose, but itís not as good as some others. Average to lighter texture. A pretty good beer.
Thursday, August 11, 2016

jc1762
3.3
Union Craft Steady Eddie
Tap into a snifter showing well filtered yellow with sparse white foam. The nose shows light notes of banana. The palate is perfectly carbonated and light bodied. Good malt balance and very light bitterness on the finish. Not terribly interesting
Sunday, August 07, 2016

radagast83
2.7
Union Craft Steady Eddie
4oz draft pour at the sneak peak before the Union 4th Anniversary Party. Poured a slightly hazy yellow color with a small white head. I got a lot of green onion in this one on the aroma, with some light grass clippings. Okay, but doesnít come together like I had hoped it would. Bitter and while it is crisp, it lacks a certain something.
Friday, August 05, 2016

radagast83
3.4
Union Craft Perfecta Pils
4oz draft pour at the sneak peak before the Union 4th Anniversary Party. Poured a mostly clear yellow color, fizzy, white fluffy head. Aroma was crisp, light grassy notes. Flavor had some light sweet grain and grassy notes that was really pleasant.
Friday, August 05, 2016

radagast83
3.5
Union Craft Chessie Barleywine
4oz draft pour at the sneak peak before the Union 4th Anniversary Party. Light cardboard, boozy caramel malts. Bitter finish. Not sure barleywine beers are my thing anymore. Improved as it warmed, bringing out a very rich, sweet caramel malt character. I would love to have a bottle of this to age a bit to see how it holds up.
Friday, August 05, 2016

radagast83
3.7
Union Craft Pink Flamingo (White Wine and Pineapple)
4oz cask pour at the sneak peak before the Union 4th Anniversary Party. Light white wine tartness, grape and pineapple juice notes. Reminds me of dried pineapple candy. Very light white wine notes. Pretty tasty!
Friday, August 05, 2016

radagast83
3.5
Union Craft Chubbler
4oz pour at the sneak peak before the Union 4th Anniversary Party. Cask with citra. The cask pour was really vigorous, basically shooting out of the cask - but it settled down a bit. Pine resin, floral and lightly juicy hop notes.
Friday, August 05, 2016

radagast83
3.4
Union Craft Royal Farmhouse Double IPA (Peach)
4oz cask pour at the sneak peak before the Union 4th Anniversary Party. Poured a really hazy pink/peach/light-yellow color with a fizzy head. Petty cloudy. Very mild peach candy aroma, fuzzy peach skins. Light funky notes.
Friday, August 05, 2016

radagast83
3.8
Union Craft Old Pro Gose (Ginger)
Cask at Churchkey. Poured a hazy golden color with a small white head. Aroma is tart lactic notes, like the base beer. A touch of ginger, but lacking in that spicy ginger character that I was expecting coming into this one. Flavor was still very pleasant with some wheat, and a touch of sea salt. Flavor was nice tart notes, salt ocean, with a light twist of light zest.
Thursday, August 04, 2016

alexsdad06
3.6
Union Craft Old Pro Gose
12 oz can at RBSG tasting. Pours a hazy yellow golden color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have pale wheat malts, salt, nicely tart lemon/lime citrus, mineral notes, good.
Thursday, August 04, 2016

Travlr
4
Union Craft Chubbler
Draft at Churchkey. Clear golden color, please look at the pic I took. Nice grapefruit pine pineapple aroma. Taste is bitter citrus and pine resin. 21k.
Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Travlr
3.6
Union Craft Reduction
Draft at Churchkey. Chillhazy yellow color, see pic of this very attractive beer. Aroma of earthy herbal citrus. Taste is bitter and earthy. Works for me.
Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Travlr
4.1
Union Craft Bock 1000
Draft at Churchkey. Clear dark brown color, massive tan head that collapses slowly. Aroma of cocoa powder and burnt brownie edges. Taste is sweet lightly boozy toasted caramel. Delicious.
Wednesday, August 03, 2016